Short Lines

On Oct. 15, 2015, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (D-NJ-01) joined National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) member—the Railroad Construction Co. of South Jersey (RCCSJ)—for a tour of its facility…
BNSF and Union Pacific have each moved two of the longest and heaviest unit frac sand trains ever seen in North America. BNSF and short line Southwestern Railroad recently delivered…
Pioneer Railroad Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Pioneer Railcorp, announced Oct. 6, 2015, that Dale Montgomery has joined the Pioneer Lines team effective October 1. Montgomery will assume the role…
Appalachian Railcar Services, Inc. (ARS) announced Sept. 30, 2015 that its wholly-owned subsidiary, ARS Nebraska, LLC, has acquired all of FreightCar America, Inc.’s railcar repair and maintenance services business.
The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) is seeking candidates for the position of executive director. This person will be responsible for implementing the mission, vision, and goals of SLSI, which…
On Sept. 15, 2015, Congresswoman Gwen Graham’s (D-FL-02), District Director Mary Lee Kiracofe and Economic Development Liaison Kent Watson toured the Georgia & Florida Railway (GFRR) in Perry, Fla. The…
Cowen and Company’s 8th Annual Global Transportation Conference featured presentations by publicly traded U.S. railroads as well as a panel discussion on the railcar industry. In general, traffic levels appear…
Rocla Concrete Tie, Inc., supplier of pre-stressed concrete ties, has entered in to a long-term supply agreement with All Aboard Florida and Florida East Coast Railway (FEC), which will require…
The Morristown & Erie Railway has announced that 2015 will be the final year for its Maine Eastern Railroad subsidiary’s freight and passenger excursion operations.
OnTrackNorthAmerica (OTNA) and Cisco Systems Inc. have signed an MOU (memorandum of understanding) on a partnership “to build the next generation of transportation life-cycle cost and benefit measurement tools,” according…
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